Mavericks Rumors & News

  • Amar’e Stoudemire says he and Carmelo Anthony didn’t get enough opportunities together with Knicks

    New York Daily News "Amar'e Stoudemire once transformed the Knicks from miserable to relevant, becoming the signing that led to Carmelo Anthony and the first playoff berth in seven years. As Stoudemire said in a bit of an overstatement Monday, "Not only the city of New York but the State of New York was..." November 24

  • Balanced attack, late defense spring Thunder to much-needed win over Mavs

    The Oklahoman "Staked to leads throughout Sunday night, the Thunder's struggling defense made a habit of melting away its cushion. Up 10 midway through the second quarter, tied with 3:41 left before half. Up eight at halftime, down eight at the six-minute mark of the third quarter. With 24 seconds left, OKC..." November 23

  • Mark Cuban: It Will Be Tough To Have Multiple $30M+ Players On Single Team

    Real GM Basketball "Mark Cuban was asked about how the NBA's escalating salary cap will change the way rosters are built. “It’s going to change a lot," said Cuban. "More from a strategy perspective, it makes the value of draft choices go through the roof because they’re pegged at a certain price. Minimum contracts..." November 23

  • Williams sparked the Mavs in 102-93 win over Utah

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "With Monta Ellis now playing for the Indiana Pacers and Dirk Nowitzki getting up there in age, the Dallas Mavericks knew they had to find themselves another go-to guy over the offseason. They definitely found one in Deron Williams. Signed to a two-year, $11 million free agent contract over..." November 21

  • Raymond Felton's redeeming steal finishes off Celtics, preserves Mavericks' unbeaten road trip

    Dallas Morning News "Raymond Felton had that feeling, maybe the worst knot in his gut an athlete can have. His clanked free throws with 16.5 seconds left had cracked open the door a sliver for Boston to have a chance to ruin what would be a magnificent road trip for the Mavericks. Only one thing was going..." November 19

  • Report: Khloe Kardashian developed staph infection while with Lamar Odom

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian is reportedly battling a staph infection that she contracted while visiting with Lamar Odom in the hospital. According to TMZ, Kardashian cancelled a portion of her book tour this week because she has developed a high fever, swollen glands and intermittent chills. She is said..." November 19

  • Lamar Odom is ‘confused,’ doesn’t know drugs caused brain injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom is very fortunate to have survived the drug overdose that landed him in intensive care last month, but the former NBA star still has a long road to recovery. In a recent appearance on “Ellen,” Khloe Kardashian confirmed that Odom has suffered brain damage as a result of several..." November 18

  • Champions League set to debut in 2016 with former NBA players, 16 teams

    USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18

  • Dirk Nowitzki saves Mavericks from embarrassing fate of being the Sixers' first win

    Dallas Morning News "Just when it looked like the Mavericks would become the NBA’s Good Samaritans of the year, Dirk Nowitzki saved them from a mega-embarrassing fate that would have trumped the significantly humiliating loss they had in New Orleans last week. Letting a winless team slip up on you is one..." November 17

  • Mark Cuban says East better than West; realignment may be behind it

    CBS Sports "Mark Cuban says a lot of things, but none of them without purpose. So when the Mavericks owner went out on a limb over the weekend and proclaimed the chronically inferior Eastern Conference to be better than the West, it got you thinking. What's his end game? On one hand, the West taking a..." November 17

  • Billy Hunter files amended wrongful-termination complaint against NBPA

    The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17

  • Lamar Odom could face felony drug charge

    The Score "The basketball world has rallied around Lamar Odom during his recovery from a drug overdose, but the former NBA star may now be facing a felony drug charge. Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello revealed Monday that a prosecutor is considering whether to file a count of unlawful use of..." November 17

  • Return date still uncertain for Mavs' JaVale McGee

    Dallas Morning News "A couple weeks ago, Rick Carlisle said JaVale McGee is “not going to be on the court playing in a game in November, I can almost promise you that.” Turns out the key word in that statement might have been “almost.” The Mavericks’ center said Monday he’s planning on practicing with the team..." November 17

  • Felton carries short-handed Mavs past Rockets

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Raymond Felton showed a lot of swag and veteran leadership Saturday night at the Toyota Center. Looking every bit like a go-to player, Felton poured in 15 of his season-high 23 points in the frantic fourth quarter as the Dallas Mavericks hung on to beat the Houston Rockets 110-98 in front of a..." November 15

  • Mavs owner Mark Cuban: 'The East is the better conference right now'

    CBS Sports "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban thinks there has been a shift in the NBA's balance of power. Before the Mavericks' 110-98 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday, he said that he believes the Western Conference is no longer the superior one, via ESPN's Tim MacMahon. That sounds a little..." November 15

  • Mavs' big men in 90-82 win over Lakers

    Dallas Morning News "If Maverick fans ever get disheartened and feel like their team is over the hill or inadequate, they can always look at the Los Angeles Lakers. While Kobe Bryant can still put on a show, the Lakers are the epitome of a struggling team and the Mavericks took advantage of that Friday night with a..." November 14

  • Lamar Odom Can't Recognize Friends And Family; Docs Fear Serious Brain Damage

    TMZ "Lamar Odom's in rough shape -- having a tough time with communication and mobility -- and we're told it's so bad, he can't recognize some close friends and family. Our sources tell us Lamar has made little progression in the last couple weeks. We're told he's only able to speak a word here and..." November 14

  • Dirk Nowitzki still having fun as Mavericks' elder statesman

    USA Today "To pretend that this mid-November win against the Los Angeles Clippers was some sort of notch in Dirk Nowitzki's NBA belt is to insult the man's amazing career. Sure, his Dallas Mavericks got their rightful revenge against DeAndre Jordan in his first visit to Dallas since ditching them back in..." November 13

  • The Mavericks helped by 'basketball gods' in 118-108 win against the Clippers

    Mavs Moneyball "After the first signature win of the season, the Mavericks can finally put the DeAndre Jordan decision behind them for good. Dirk Nowitzki scratched an itch that had been festering on the backs of Mavericks fans everywhere for the last three months with his vintage 31 point performance. Wes..." November 12

  • Kardashians Allegedly Receiving Offers For Lamar Odom Drug Movie

    Black Sports Online "The Lamar Odom overdose story has had many twist and turns. What began as a story of an ex-NBA player overdosing in a Las Vegas brothel has become a complicated story of love triangles, big money, drugs and health issues. Those aspects are shared by many of Hollywood’s best scripts and according..." November 12

  • Chandler Parsons: DeAndre Jordan's 'not a priority to us' or Clippers

    The Score "Chandler Parsons may not have been in the lineup for Wednesday night's showdown with the Los Angeles Clippers, but the Dallas Mavericks forward still managed to get off the shot of the night. Following the Mavs' 118-108 win over L.A., Parsons had some choice words for Clippers center DeAndre..." November 12

  • Mark Cuban Takes Aim at ESPN's Chris Broussard and His Sources

    Complex "Ladies and gentlemen, we briefly interrupt your Dallas Mavericks versus Los Angeles Clippers game to let you know that Mark Cuban is on a roll with the trash talk. Just a short while ago, we told you about the strong words Cuban had for DeAndre Jordan prior to his return to Dallas after..." November 12

  • New Orleans Pelicans enjoy first victory of season, 120-105, against Dallas Mavericks

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After stumbling through the opening two weeks of the regular season, the New Orleans Pelicans finally came out on Tuesday night playing like a team that wanted to celebrate a win. Finally, the Pelicans are no longer the only winless team in the Western Conference. Controlling the game from..." November 11

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Mark Cuban said he saved all his text messages from DeAndre Jordan and might detail them all at a later date.

  • Bench boosts Mavericks past Pelicans, but tougher times coming

    Dallas Morning News "Here's a couple of morning-after thoughts about the Mavericks' 107-98 victory over New Orleans on Saturday night at American Airlines Center. Approach the bench, sir: The Mavericks' bench outscored the New Orleans' reserves 42-34. And that's with Ryan Anderson - clearly one of the Pelicans'..." November 08

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Chandler Parsons is written in as a probable starter for tonight on the @MavsPR game notes after coming off the bench on Thursday. #DALvsNOP

  • Hornets get first victory in Dallas since 1998

    Charlotte Observer "This was the Al Jefferson of two seasons ago, the third-team All-NBA center. The Dallas Mavericks never figured out how to contain Jefferson (31 points) in the low post, and that ended an ugly blotch on NBA basketball in Charlotte. The Hornets beat the Mavericks, 108-94, for the first time in..." November 06

  • Why the Kings and Rajon Rondo just might be the perfect fit for each other

    Yahoo! Sports "Sacramento Kings coach George Karl sought out his new point guard Rajon Rondo after a recent game to offer some congratulatory words. "I'm happy for you," Karl told Rondo after he led the Kings to a blowout victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Karl's words were received by Rondo and meant..." November 06

  • Dallas’ Deron Williams battling multiple nagging injuries. Shocking.

    Pro Basketball Talk "It seems like Deron Williams has been battling injuries since he was traded from Utah. Frankly, even before that, but things caught up with him a little in Brooklyn, particularly with his ankles. Dallas was going to be a fresh start, and Williams is playing pretty well — 12.8 points per game..." November 06

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources: Rick Carlisle and the Dallas Mavericks have finalized a five-year, $35 million contract extension

  • Metta World Peace blasts Kardashians amid Odom overdose

    New York Post "Lakers forward Metta World Peace is not holding back when it comes to Lamar Odom’s estranged in-laws. “I hated everyone that knew Lamar that’s not from Queens,” the outspoken NBA star reveals during a candid interview with VladTV (via TMZ), following his longtime friend’s life-threatening..." November 05

  • Ainge denies Yahoo report of $70M Rondo offer last season

    CSN New England "Danny Ainge denied a Yahoo Sports report that the Celtics offered Rajon Rondo a five-year, $70 million contract extension. “That’s not the correct number,” Ainge said on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich show on Thursday. “We wouldn’t have been able to do that.” Ainge reiterated that the..." November 05

  • Lamar Odom Tells Khloe to "Get Out" After Hospital Drama

    US Magazine "Don’t expect a Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom reconciliation just yet. In Us Weekly’s new cover story, the tense ins and outs of the estranged spouses’ current relationship are uncovered. Odom, 35, who is still recovering in L.A.’s Cedars-Sinai hospital after being found unconscious in a..." November 05

  • Raptors get passing grades with win over Mavericks

    Toronto Sun "As early as Monday morning back in Toronto, Dwane Casey was talking about mental toughness. The Raptors first foray into the west and the first extended road trip was on tap and Casey was expecting he would learn something about his team. Through three games they had shown very little if any..." November 04

  • Oddsmakers say George Karl, Lionel Hollins coaches on hottest seats

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s inevitable. Some team is going to get off to a slow start, ownership/top management will be looking for a scapegoat, and a coach will get fired in the middle of the season. Even though the guys swinging the axe are more likely at fault for the team’s problems than the guy on the receiving..." November 04

  • Report: Rajon Rondo turned down 5-year, $70 million extension from Boston in 2014

    Larry Brown Sports "New Kings guard Rajon Rondo has thrived in the early stages of his tenure at the helm of the Sacramento offense. The 29-year-old is averaging 15.3 points per game, 5.0 rebounds per game, 6.7 assists per game, and perhaps most impressively 52.6 percent shooting from the field through the first..." November 04

  • Mavs will closely watch Parsons’ minutes

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Chandler Parsons glanced at the final stat sheet in his first game of the season and not once did he wince. Sure, Parsons knows he missed five of his six shots during Sunday’s 103-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. But that dreary news failed to tell the true story on what the Dallas..." November 03

  • Rajon Rondo Was Vlade Divac's First Choice In Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "Rajon Rondo has played well for the Sacramento Kings to begin his tenure with the team and he's connected with DeMarcus Cousins. "People that know me, know me," Rondo told Yahoo Sports. "I am the way I am. … They know my character. It is what it is. The perception the media gave me, the..." November 03

  • Rick Carlisle (Mavericks), Dwane Casey (Raptors) set all-time franchise wins records

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Mavericks’ 103-93 win over the Lakers and the Raptors’ 106-87 win over the Bucks last night gave a couple coaches franchise milestones. Rick Carlisle passed Don Nelson for most coaching wins in Dallas history, 340. Dwane Casey took the Toronto record from Sam Mitchell with his 157th win." November 02

  • With full lineup for first time this season, Mavs don't let Lakers up off mat in 103-93 win

    Dallas Morning News "For the first time, the Mavericks had their preferred starting lineup on the floor for tipoff Sunday against the Lakers. Four-plus minutes later, they had a 15-0 lead. It won't always look this good. But the early returns after Chandler Parsons made his season debut and the backcourt of Deron..." November 02

  • Mavericks work Chandler Parsons back into rotation

    ESPN "Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons made his season debut Sunday in a 103-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers exactly six months after undergoing hybrid microfracture surgery on his right knee. Parsons started but was limited to 12 minutes, during which he scored two points and grabbed..." November 02

  • Chandler Parsons could return on Sunday vs. Lakers, per report

    SB Nation "Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons could make his season debut on Sunday when the Mavericks visit the Lakers, reports Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears. Parsons had hybrid microfracture surgery during the offseason to fix a nagging injury after missing 16 games last season. After getting hurt on..." October 31

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    There's a growing hope that the @DallasMavs may have Wesley Matthews, Chandler Parsons and Deron Williams available Sunday vs. the Lakers.

  • Clippers silence Mavericks: Here's what you need to know

    Orange County Register "Here’s what you need to know about the Clippers’ 104-88 win over Dallas. THE GAME IN 140 CHARACTERS OR FEWER • Blake Griffin stays hot (26 points) and the bench excels in the Clippers’ home opener. QUOTE OF THE NIGHT “The Clippers are the Clippers. You can change the players, you can..." October 30

  • Deron Williams sits with knee sprain; Mavs say injury not serious

    ESPN "The Dallas Mavericks' starting backcourt sat out Thursday night's 104-88 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Point guard Deron Williams was out because of a left knee injury he suffered in the season-opening win over the Phoenix Suns. The team initially called the injury a contusion but said..." October 30

  • Mark Cuban unfazed by Clippers

    ESPN "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban downplayed the developing rivalry between his franchise and the Los Angeles Clippers before the first game between the teams since the free-agency saga featuring center DeAndre Jordan. There have been many words exchanged via the media since Jordan reneged on a..." October 30

  • Chris Paul: Mark Cuban called me 'all the time' when I was a free agent

    The Score "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's blood pressure must be through the roof. Following a humiliating defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers on national television, point guard Chris Paul revealed in the postgame scrum that Cuban tried his very best to sign him when he was a free agent..." October 30

  • Khloe Kardashian, James Harden are still together

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian has been spending a lot of time helping Lamar Odom as he recovers from an apparent drug overdose, but that does not mean she has officially ended her relationship with her current boyfriend. Earlier this week, Kardashian said everyone needs to pump the brakes on the talk of her..." October 30

  • NBA All-Star Game will reportedly feature Kia ads on jerseys

    Yahoo! Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver has regularly talked up the supposed inevitability of official uniforms featuring advertisements, which would serve as another revenue stream for the league and continue the professional sports world's embrace of leveraging every available surface for financial gain...." October 30

  • Lamar Odom will not need a kidney transplant, to seek counseling for drug addiction

    L.A. Daily News "An unexpected development happened surrounding Lamar Odom, something that pales in surprise perhaps only to his own survival. It has been determined in recent days that the former Lakers and Clippers forward will not need a kidney transplant, according to multiple sources familiar with his..." October 30

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